The Tournament of Books short list is live!
The Rooster crows! Check out the shortlist and judges for this year's Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes.
Here’s your chance to nominate your favorite work of fiction published (in English) in 2015 for consideration as a tournament contender—as well as apply to be this...
Give someone the right board game, and you’re offering easy access to endless fun. Choose incorrectly, and you’re giving misery in a box. Start here instead, with the best board games of 2015.
The layout of the French capital is famous for its density and opaqueness. Under attack, suddenly transparency is the norm.
UFO sightings are common in America. So is a lack of political transparency.
The quirky history behind the secret, full-scale invasion that the United States once planned for Canada, and vice versa.
Studying drivers across the country for signs of license-plate prejudice—or, why everyone loves Vermont drivers and hates Texans.
Environmentalists are increasingly hugging people, not trees. Can solving climate change and achieving “climate justice” become the same thing?
With no more nudes in Playboy, an intimate approach toward sex is being lost—one longed for by soldiers in war zones.
Protesters are clashing in the street over paintings. What is it, whether in art or literature, that makes one thing better than another?
How nostalgia works and why social media may destroy it altogether, or restore it to its original purpose.
What one journalist learned by vicariously sitting in on David Carr’s master class—with only his teacher’s reputation, extant syllabus, and students’ recollections to guide the way.
According to economists, if intelligent life elsewhere wants to kidnap earthlings, there must be a reason—and a business model.